• 4. Nutrition Education

  • Purpose

    In Siem Reap, Cambodia, some local primary schools have a meal program that provided by WFP. The food materials that provided meet the minimum requirements in theory. But as far as I can see, it didn't seem enough. Therefore, we will develop teaching materials to prove whether those foods are really enough. Then we provide an effective and simple educational material of “Nutrition Education” for students and teachers to get the basic information as game in Cambodia.

  • Specific objectives of the project

    • Object of improving the educational situation to raise the knowledge in basic education with enjoyment in Cambodia.
    • Object of preparing opportunities for all students both formal and informal education aims to get basic knowledge.
    • Object of providing good environment for teaching aims to support all teachers. Although there is not enough time for teaching, the new teaching materials will support teachers.
    • To prove the possibility for students to be able to get basic knowledge without stationaries. Especially there are not enough stationery in countryside.
    • To prove that it’s possible to utilize this educational material style at other countries as universal model.

    Condition

    • The educational material of “Nutrition Education” does not require pencil, pen, notebook and electricity.
    • The education material needs simple style.
    • One educational material can cover at least 4 parsons.
    • Specialist of nutrition education must supervise this education material.
    • It’s possible to utilize this educational material style at other countries as universal model.

     

  • 2018

    We have created new educational materials
    19-23 February, 2018
    (Supervised by Prof. MIYAHARA
    )

    Orientation

    Current situation of Cambodian health

    Discussion

    & Preparation

    Explanation how to use the new educational materials

    For teachers,
    Khnar Primary School,
    Siem Reap

    Explanation how to use the new educational materials

    Kindergarten,
    Khnar Primary School,
    Siem Reap

  • Educational Materials (2018)

    (Supervised by Prof. Yutetsu MIYAHARA)

  • 2019

    We have improved the previous educational materials in 2018 Ver.

    18-26 February, 2019
    (Supervised by Prof. TERAOKA and Prof. MIYAHARA
    )

    Orientation

    Reconfirmed the contents of previous materials and comparing with new version.

    Simulation

    Discussion

    Preparation

    Explanation how to use the new educational materials

    For Grade 1,
    Khnar Primary School,
    Siem Reap

    Check research papers, and collect the results

    After research program of nutrition education

    Khnar Primary School,
    Siem Reap

    *Reference: Open Campus at Hijiyama University, 2019

    Prof. TERAOKA explained about the educational materials which we had created together.

  • Educational Materials (2019)

    Supervised by Prof. Chieko TERAOKA and Prof. Yutetsu MIYAHARA

  • New Challenge

    2019

    Cooperation with PUCBB

    To create more and make them academic educational materials of “Nutrition Education”, we will cooperate with PAÑÑĀSĀSTRA UNIVERSITY OF CAMBODIA, Battambang Campus.

    Discussion

    Both universities discussed possibility of the best way to cooperate and build academic relationship on 18 February, 2019

    Inspection for research program

    at local primary schools in Battambang

    Escorted by Ms. NOU Soklina, Vice-Director, PUCBB, Feb 2019

    Presentation about a new educational materials of "Nutrition Education"

    At Vice-Director's room, PUCBB

    After visiting to PUCBB

    Taken in front of PUCBB

  • Filed Work
    (Around Battambang City)

    During visiting to Battambang City, Ms. NOU Soklina, Dice-Director of PUCBB, showed around places which related nutrition education. Especially the place where produces Khmer traditional seasoning "Prohok" near city, it was big and strong impact for Hijiyama University's students.

    Place where produces traditional seasoning

    Traditional Seasoning, "Prohok"

    Prohok is a crushed, salted and fermented fish paste (usually of mudfish) that is used in Cambodian cuisine as a seasoning or a condiment.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prahok

  • 2020

    We held research program of Nutrition Education, especially BMI Survey as an academic cooperative survey with Hijiyama University and

    PAÑÑĀSĀSTRA UNIVERSITY OF CAMBODIA, Battambang (PUCBB).


    Moreover, to assist teachers and students to figure out the meaning of BMI and how to utilize the score which based on BMI survey, we created a new educational material.
     

    17-20 February, 2020
    (Program contents were supervised by Prof. TERAOKA and Prof. MIYAHARA
    )

    Discussion about presentation for teachers and students

    Check weight

    Chea Sim Primary School, Battambang

    Check height

    Chea Sim Primary School, Battambang

    BMI Survey
    (Video)

    Chea Sim Primary School, Battambang

    Explanation about meaning of BMI and how to utilize the score based on BMI Survey, before this survey on 19 February, 2020.

    Chea Sim Primary School, Battambang

    Explanation about meaning of BMI and how to utilize the score based on BMI Survey, before this survey on 19 February, 2020.

    Chea Sim Primary School, Battambang

    Reconfirmed the meaning of BMI and how to utilize the score based on BMI Survey, After this survey on 20 February, 2020.

    Chea Sim Primary School, Battambang

    After research program of nutrition education

    Chea Sim Primary School, Battambang

  • Explanation about BMI

    Meaning of BMI and How to utilize the score based on BMI Survey

    Update soon!!

  • Educational Material (2020)

    Author: Prof. Yutetsu MIYAHARA
    Supervised by Prof. Chieko TERAOKA and Prof. Yutetsu MIYAHARA

    *1. Source of same physique but different composition: Referred TANITA HP
    *2. Source of food pyramid: Referred to website of FIDR

    ( The latest version )